Carmen Trutanich and the street art community aren't exactly BFFs.
The L.A. City Attorney has targeted out-of-compliance murals, famous outdoor art-makers and graffiti taggers, sometimes with the zeal of a capital murder prosecutor.
One auteur said last year that Trutanich's campaign against stree ... More >>
Rick Klotz (above) wants you to know what the fuck is really going on in the world. He knows he can't reach out to a curious audience via mainstream publishing outlets, so Klotz, founder of Freshjive, went to USC for Shelf Life 2: A Big Day for Small Press to sell his latest zine -- those little pam ... More >>
Fox / obeygiant.comShepard Fairey and Bart Simpson.Forget Law & Order. It's The Simpsons that's ripped from the headlines.
The show will ride the Art in the Streets zeitgeist that has hipsters popping into galleries and cops popping graffiti creators. The March 4 episode mocks the Banksy doc ... More >>
Art in the Streets, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, photos by Gregory Bojorquez, courtesy of MOCA
LA Weekly has the scoop on the much-anticipated artist list for the "Art in the Streets" exhibit at MOCA, which begins April 17. We can't wait. We figured you couldn't either.
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Robbie ConalThe District Attorney's office let former Los Angeles city Councilman Richard Alatorre slide on this one, apparently: While its investigation claims that Alatorre "without doubt" worked as an unregistered lobbyist at City Hall from 2003 to 2007 the D.A. declined to file charges.
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See more photos in Shannon Cottrell's slideshow.
It's hard not to notice "The Vader Project" as you walk down Melrose Avenue. The display window is a traffic-stopper. There's Darth Vader as a samurai, Darth Vader with rainbow flags and, if you strain your eyes just a bit, there are rows and rows of ... More >>
Robbie Conal"Read My Apocalips"You've seen his work before. Perhaps in a gallery like Track 16 or wheat-pasted across some L.A. street-side, traffic light switching box. Perhaps you saw 2002's rare "Secretary Of Offense" poster depicting a wrinkly Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney posing as "Dr ... More >>